EdessaCentral Macedonia, Greece.
By planeEdessa has no airports. The closest airports to Edessa are the airports of Kastoria (about 75km away), Kozani (about 60km away) and Thessaloniki (about 90km away), the most busy of them is Thessaloniki's airport. You will need another means of transport to reach Edessa from any of these airports.
By trainThere are regular trains from Thessaloniki and Florina to Edessa. Timetables and prices can be found on TrainOSE website. Be aware that you cannot buy tickets online for trains going directly to Edessa from Thessaloniki or Florina, so you will have to get tickets from either train station.
By carEdessa is well connected to Thessaloniki and the other cities of Cental-Western Macedonia. It is connected to Thessaloniki (89km) via Giannitsa and the E85 highway. It is also near the Greece-North Macedonia border as Florina is 77km away, while Evzonoi are about 111km away from Edessa.
By busThere are a lot of bus connections between Thessaloniki and Edessa. There are also two buses per day to/from Athens. These services are provided by KTEL Pellas and you can find more information about them on their website.
WaterfallsThe most famous attraction of Edessa is its waterfalls. The park, where the waterfalls can be seen is near the railway station. The area next to the waterfalls has been developed so that one can pass below the main waterfall and watch the view from there.
Longos Archaeological Area
Museum of Folklore
Lake VegoritidaFishing paradise
Hotel Elenaphone: +30 2381023218address: Dimitriou Rizou 4
Olympia Hotelphone: +30 23810 23544address: 51, "28 Oktovriou" Str.2-star hotel
phone: +30 2381051440address: A. Meletiou 48, 58200Varosi 4 seasons is a new, charming hotel, build with the local architectural style of the 1900s, with stone and wood. Varosi 4 seasons is located in Varosi, the old neighbourhood of Edessa, just a few steps from the impressive waterfalls, overlooking the plains of Pella.
address: A. Meletiou 45-47, 58200The old family house has been reformed to a warm, welcoming guesthouse that offers the original atmosphere of Greek hospitality
Hotel Alfaaddress: Egnatias 28
- Aridea thermal baths